Posts tagged as AstraZeneca

Latvia suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Latvian health authorities said Monday they were temporarily suspending the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, following the lead of other countries to have paused rollouts over blood clot fears. Latvia’s “health authorities are asking doctors not to use the opened vials of the AstraZeneca vaccine and not to open new ones,” the Baltic state’s health agencies said in a joint statement. They said they were halting the use of the…

Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg suspend AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Austria’s national medicines regulator has suspended use of a batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine after four patients were diagnosed with dangerous blood clotting conditions after receiving their jab. One person died of multiple thrombosis – formation of blood clots within blood vessels – 10 days after their vaccine, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said. A second patient was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism – where blockages form in the arteries in the…

Latvia’s AstraZeneca vaccine was transported in ‘too cold’ conditions

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

“On Sunday, February 7, the first batch of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was delivered to Latvia. It looks like they were stored at a lower temperature than required,” the State Agency for Medicines said in a February 8 statement, ” – LSM.LV reports. The manufacturer’s opinion on the use of vaccines is now awaited, the State Agency of Medicines said. When the vaccines were received, it was found that the…

AstraZeneca vaccines to reach Lithuania this week

Monday, February 1, 2021

The first batch of the coronavirus vaccine developed by the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is expected to reach Lithuania on February 7, writes LRT. “We have confirmed the schedules. We could expect the first batch on February 7, if nothing changes,” the ministry’s Chancellor Jurgita Grebenkovienė told LRT RADIO on Monday. The European Medicines Agency approved the AstraZeneca vaccine to vaccinate adult EU citizens last Friday. The European Commission said…

Estonia signs agreement with AstraZeneca for coronavirus vaccine

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Testing of the COVID-19 vaccine in Oxford, UK, is in full swing and AstraZeneca expects to apply for supervisory approval as early later year. The European Commission has signed a framework agreement to buy 400 million doses in advance and Estonia has entered into an agreement within this framework. Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Kiik (Center) said: “Ideally, our wish is to get the necessary dose to vaccinate for half the population.…